Up Coming Retreats & Talks

March 10 – 12 New York Weekend Retreat; Rockaway, Long Island: BUDDHISTINSIGHTS.ORG


Emotional Intelligence Spend a weekend in retreat, learning about meditation and your emotions.  Khenmo will give meditation instructions and teach from Shantideva’s writings on the Courage of Patience to illuminate wise and skillful action for every situation. This retreat will incorporate group sitting meditation, walking meditation on the beaches and individual interviews.





April 7th, 7PM Ayya Santacitta Dharma Talk “Courage and Compassion- Walking The Path”; The Yoga Center, Portland, ME

April 9th Ayya Santacitta and Khenmo Drolma The Yoga Center 1 – 5 PM ,“One Teacher Many Paths” Retreat Portland, Maine

Ayya Santacitta from the Aloka Vihara Forrest Monastery in California will teach with Khenmo Drolma. Friday evening they will talk about their personal experiences becoming nuns and teachers.  Sunday they will offer practice instructions from both their traditions.  Together they will incorporate the early Buddhist views and Vajrayana understandings of the Path. Ayya Santacitta and he r co-abbess Ayya Anadabodhi were recently awarded the Global Bhikkhuni Award by the Chinese Bhikkhuni Association in Taiwan.